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Restless Natives (1985)

Two Scottish friends become local folk heroes and tourist attractions when they start holding up tour buses with novelty items.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Vincent Friell ...
Will
Joe Mullaney ...
Ronnie
Teri Lally ...
Margot
...
Bender
Robert Urquhart ...
Baird
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Will's father
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Pyle
Bryan Forbes ...
Driver
Nanette Newman ...
Passenger
Ann Scott-Jones ...
Will's mother
Rachel Boyd ...
Ilsa
Iain McColl ...
Nigel
Dave Anderson ...
Illingworth
Eiji Kusuhara ...
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Two lads in Edinburgh embark on a non-violent spree of robberies. They dress up in clown masks and act as modern highwaymen, robbing coach loads of tourists in the highlands. In the process they become folk heroes to the locals. Their adventures make for a whimsical and gentle comedy, in the Bill Forsyth vein. Written by Alan Burns <aburns@nelson.com>

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Scotland's most notorious public enemies since Butch Cassidy & The Sundance Kid. See more »

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12 September 1986 (USA)  »

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Die Touristenfalle  »

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La Paloma
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Music by Sebastián Yradier
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Now available on DVD
7 June 2005 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

I saw this hilarious film about 15 years ago and have been waiting to get hold of a copy ever since.

As a result I can't remember a huge amount about it that hasn't already been mentioned, but the reason for posting is below.

The good news is that as of April 18th 2005, it is now available on DVD.

It is available from the usual retailers.. e.g. amazon, play.com etc.

ASIN for the Region 2 version is B0007SMDCI

It is released by Optimum Home Entertainment

Enjoy... I'm getting my order in right away in case it gets deleted again


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